Getting here

If you are using a navigation system to find your way to Moaning Caverns Adventure Park, please use Google Maps to make sure that your directions are accurate. We’ll see you soon!

Hours

In compliance with the State of California, Moaning Caverns is temporarily closed due to covid-19 restrictions. We hope to be open as soon as possible so please check back soon!

Contact us

Hours of operation

*Operational hours are subject to change. Please call to confirm 209-736-2708.

    • Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The first tour leaves at 10 a.m. and the last tour leaves at 4pm. 

Ticket sales will close five minutes prior to the start time of a tour. Last minute additions are at the discretion of the ticket sales counter. Once a tour has begun, no more tickets will be sold for that tour time.

  • The Expedition tour is not currently available

Sorry folks, our Zip Line is closed for the season. Please check back with us next season for opening dates! Check out our cool cave tours if you’re looking for some fun!

We hope we don’t miss you but please note that the Gift Shop may close early on days when we don’t have customers booked for the 4:00 pm Spiral Tour.  If you plan on shopping without signing up for a spiral tour please arrive prior to 4:00 pm.  Thanks for understanding!

Driving directions

Driving directions

From Vallecito
Turn right onto Parrotts Ferry Road. Turn right onto Moaning Cave Road. Moaning Caverns will be at the end of the road.

From Angels Camp
Turn right onto CA-4 East, turn right onto Parrotts Ferry Road, turn right onto Moaning Cave Road, and Moaning Caverns will be at the end of the road.

From Murphys
Take Hwy CA-4 West, turn left onto Parrotts Ferry Road, turn right onto Moaning Cave Road, and Moaning Caverns will be at the end of the road.

From Columbia
Head north on Broadway Street/Parrotts Ferry Road, continue to follow Parrotts Ferry Road, turn left onto Moaning Cave Road, Moaning Caverns will be at the end of the road.

Driving advice

We recommend that you do not completely rely on a GPS unit, or similar navigation systems to help find your way to our caverns.

We have had several instances when visitors have missed their tour times due to following a navigation system. Sometimes these systems will choose what it thinks is the best route, but in actuality it is the worst – taking drivers onto back roads that are not well marked and take longer to negotiate.

In addition to poor directions, the other issue with the navigation systems is that the signal gets dropped, especially when you get closer to our site in the foothills. Now you have no idea where you need to turn without the system working.

Therefore, we recommend that you do some research before heading our way – study a map to know the best route so if the navigation system tells you to go a certain way and your research showed otherwise, ignore the system! We want you to arrive on time so you don’t miss the experience you have planned.

Bringing a printed map with you is highly recommended.

More questions?

Check out our FAQ page for common questions, or give us a call at 209-736-2708.

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